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Screen time for Scottish Tourism Week Annual Conference 2015

4 – 5 March 2015, Crowne Plaza and SECC, Glasgow Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon MSP is set to deliver the keynote speech of the Scottish Tourism Week annual conference ... Continue Reading →

Scotch whisky industry ‘bigger than UK iron and steel or computers’

Report finds investment pouring into new distilleries, but Scotch Whisky Association calls on government to reduce tax. Scotch whisky is worth more than £5bn to the UK economy, according ... Continue Reading →

Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Awards

The Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Awards, run in partnership with the Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland (RHASS), have been recognising and rewarding the very ... Continue Reading →

Awards fever kicks in

The crème de la crème of the Scottish tourism industry are preparing to compete at the glittering national final of the Scottish Thistles Awards, which takes place at the Crowne Plaza ... Continue Reading →

Mackintosh breaks records by attracting over a million vistors

Glasgow Mackintosh have reported a record number of visitors to Mackintosh venues last year and revealed that 1,013,794 people visited Mackintosh venues in 2014, a rise of over 6% on ... Continue Reading →

A Taste of Scotland at London Boat Show

Sail Scotland talked up the appeal of Scotland’s Year of Food & Drink 2015 at London International Boat Show last week, highlighting the flavours of authentic Scotland to an ... Continue Reading →

Passengers can book sleeper service online

Rail passengers will be able to book overnight sleeper trains from Scotland to London on a new website. The website for the new Caledonian Sleeper service, Sleeper.scot launches today, ... Continue Reading →

£10 million for V&A Dundee.

Government reinforces its commitment to the city’s waterfront regeneration. The Scottish Government has pledged an additional £10 million towards the construction of the V&A ... Continue Reading →

VisitBritain Industry Update | January 2015

The latest figures for inbound tourism to the UK were released last week by the Office for National Statistics. In November, overseas visitors spent a record £1.54 billion, 7% more ... Continue Reading →

Business Tourism Leaders Urged to Think Scotland, Think Conference

Leaders of Scotland’s business tourism industry will gather together tonight to launch brand new initiative Think Scotland, Think Conference (TSTC), which aims to grow this crucial ... Continue Reading →